Beijing was ranked first in the list of top 10 tourist arrival cities in China, according to Ctrip.com, a leading travel portal in China.
The top 10 tourist arrival cities were Beijing, Hong Kong, Sanya, Xiamen, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Hangzhou and Nanjing. These cities generally are established tourism destinations: have beautiful natural scenery, convenient shopping and well-developed tourism-supporting facilities.
Xiamen and Sanya have both seen a marked increase in number of tourists this Spring Festival. The hotel prices in Sanya have shot up while the hotel occupancy rate has reached 90% in Xiamen.
What’s On Xiamen reported that Ctrip.com llisted the top 10 outbound tourist destinations during the Golden Week holiday, which were Hong Kong, Phuket, Bali, Seoul, Singapore, Phnom Penh, the Maldives, Tokyo, Taipei and Osaka.